The Economist

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Denise Law

Journalist-turned-product manager. A Canadian living in London via Hong Kong, Shanghai and Utrecht.

Caz Carter

If we bring a little joy into your humdrum lives, it makes us feel as though our hard work ain't been in vain for nothin'

John Prideaux

I’m U.S. Editor at The Economist.

Tom Standage

Deputy editor of The Economist, NYT-bestselling author of “A History of the World in 6 Glasses”, drummer, gamer, pizza-maker, etc

Bo Franklin

Social Media Writer @TheEconomist.

Melissa Heikkila

Social Media Journalist at The Economist

The Economist

Insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology, books and arts.

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